When Arti told me about The Bass Drum Lift I was like yeah another bass drum accessory but after adding it, it was like a bomb! Adding fullness and punch at the same time… The guys on stage are like “dude” I can feel your bass drum!
-Ralph Pace Jr.
Ralph Pace Jr. is from White Plains, NY. His dad began teaching him drumming at age 4. He then went on to study with famed teachers Jim Chapin, Joe Cusatis and a short stint with Joe Morello, Drummers Collective and the International World Festival at Berklee in Boston. Ralph is living and busy working as a freelance drummer playing all styles of music in Nashville, TN. He has played on numerous recording sessions and jingles and recorded with Crystal Gayle and Gary Morris, Grammy Award-winner Darryl Dybka. His Jazz CD, entitled “Because of You” with his group, The Count Pacie Jazz Trio is being received well. He has toured with Vern Gosdin, Keith Whitley, T.G. Sheppard, Cristy Lane and has played with the Bellemy Bros, Steve Cropper, Albert Lee, Billy Gibbons, Larry Carlton, Herb Ellis, Tal Farlow, Victor Wooten, and his most memorable moments were playing just brushes and a snare drum with Joe Sample (Dove Awards). He also is a highly respected drum instructor proud of his current project, a 3 part drum book entitled Foundations of Drumming. He also has a short instructional video on http://youtube.com/rpacejr1. Ralph produced and played drums with a singer/song writer artist Minnie Murphy.